IBAVIMOVIC LAST MINUTE GOAL HELP MANCHESTER UNITED TO LIFT COMMUNITY SHIELD

After a great header by Zlatan Ibrahimovic United lifts community shield as they defeated Premier League champion Leicester City by 2-1.

 

In the first half the score was united 1-0 Leicester as the United’s star midfielder Jesse Lingard scored a great individual goal, but immediately after the second half Jamie Vardy scored an equalizer. After a heavy clash between the champions, Ibrahimovic scored a last minute winning goal as Antonio Valencia made a beautiful cross in 83 min. Both Ibrahimovic and Mourinho won their first trophy for Manchester United.

Manchester United has set a record after winning the 21st community shield title. United has won 17 exclusive and 4 shared community shield.

After the match Ibrahimovic said, “It feels good. The first official game we play for a trophy and we win.
    
"That's what it is all about, winning trophies.

"It is my 31st trophy and I'm super happy. Hopefully I can win more than this.

"It was a difficult game, you can see Leicester are a strong, collective team.

"The team is truly fantastic and I have good teammates and a coach. Everyone knows the coach, he wants to win and he does everything to win.

"This is the biggest club I have played in, the only one I compare it to is Milan."

 

Leicester City boss Claudio Ranieri has also congratulated the Red devils he said, “Congratulations to Manchester United, but also to my players as we made a great match. Second half we played very well.

"I thought the minimum we deserved was penalties, but when you play against great champions, this can happen.

"They knew our counter attacking strength well and did everything to stop us. We're not at 100%, but it's positive."

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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